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Chao-Gan Yan

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Resting-state fMRI methodology, Electrophysiological mechanism of resting-state fMRI signals, Modulation of spontaneous brain activity: intervention and brain stimulation, Resting-state fMRI application to mental disorders

I am an adjunct assistant professor in the Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at NYU School of Medicine. I am also a professor at the Institute of Psychology of the Chinese Academy of Sciences in Beijing, China, which I joined through its Hundred Talents Program in 2015. I serve as deputy director of its Magnetic Resonance Imaging Research Center and the principal investigator of the R-fMRI Lab.

Before 2015 I worked as a research scientist at the Nathan Kline Institute for Psychiatric Research in Orangeburg, New York, and as a research assistant professor in the Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at NYU School of Medicine. I received my PhD in cognitive neuroscience from the State Key Laboratory of Cognitive Neuroscience and Learning at Beijing Normal University in 2011.

My research focuses on resting-state functional MRI (R-fMRI) computational methodologies, mechanisms of spontaneous brain activity, and their applications to brain disorders. In my work I have addressed fundamental methodological issues, such as the impact of head motion and standardization, in the study of resting-state functional connectomics. I have also developed data-processing and analysis tools for R-fMRI, including Data Processing & Analysis of Brain Imaging (DPABI) and Data Processing Assistant for Resting-State fMRI (DPARSF), with the publication of the latter having been cited over 1,000 times.

I have published 43 peer-reviewed articles (including 14 as first or corresponding author) in prestigious journals, including Cerebral Cortex, NeuroImage, Neuroinformatics, Translational Psychiatry, Molecular Psychiatry, and Nature Methods. I currently serve as a review editor for Frontiers in Neuroscience: Brain Imaging Methods and Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience, and I am a member of the Organization for Human Brain Mapping Communications Committee.

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Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Yan, Chao-Gan; Chen, Xiao; Li, Le; Castellanos, Francisco Xavier; Bai, Tong-Jian; Bo, Qi-Jing; Cao, Jun; Chen, Guan-Mao; Chen, Ning-Xuan; Chen, Wei; Cheng, Chang; Cheng, Yu-Qi; Cui, Xi-Long; Duan, Jia; Fang, Yi-Ru; Gong, Qi-Yong; Guo, Wen-Bin; Hou, Zheng-Hua; Hu, Lan; Kuang, Li; Li, Feng; Li, Kai-Ming; Li, Tao; Liu, Yan-Song; Liu, Zhe-Ning; Long, Yi-Cheng; Luo, Qing-Hua; Meng, Hua-Qing; Peng, Dai-Hui; Qiu, Hai-Tang; Qiu, Jiang; Shen, Yue-Di; Shi, Yu-Shu; Wang, Chuan-Yue; Wang, Fei; Wang, Kai; Wang, Li; Wang, Xiang; Wang, Ying; Wu, Xiao-Ping; Wu, Xin-Ran; Xie, Chun-Ming; Xie, Guang-Rong; Xie, Hai-Yan; Xie, Peng; Xu, Xiu-Feng; Yang, Hong; Yang, Jian; Yao, Jia-Shu; Yao, Shu-Qiao; Yin, Ying-Ying; Yuan, Yong-Gui; Zhang, Ai-Xia; Zhang, Hong; Zhang, Ke-Rang; Zhang, Lei; Zhang, Zhi-Jun; Zhou, Ru-Bai; Zhou, Yi-Ting; Zhu, Jun-Juan; Zou, Chao-Jie; Si, Tian-Mei; Zuo, Xi-Nian; Zhao, Jing-Ping; Zang, Yu-Feng

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (PNAS). 2019 Apr 30; 116(18):9078-9083

Fan, Zhen; Chen, Xiao; Qi, Zeng-Xin; Li, Le; Lu, Bin; Jiang, Cong-Lin; Zhu, Ren-Qing; Yan, Chao-Gan; Chen, Liang

NeuroImage: Clinical. 2019 Mar 01; 22:101741

Opitz, Alexander; Falchier, Arnaud; Yan, Chao-Gan; Yeagle, Erin M; Linn, Gary S; Megevand, Pierre; Thielscher, Axel; Deborah A, Ross; Milham, Michael P; Mehta, Ashesh D; Schroeder, Charles E

Scientific reports. 2016 08 18; 6:31236

Yan, Chao-Gan; Wang, Xin-Di; Zuo, Xi-Nian; Zang, Yu-Feng

Neuroinformatics. 2016 07; 14(3):339-51

Zhang, Jin-Tao; Ma, Shan-Shan; Yip, Sarah W; Wang, Ling-Jiao; Chen, Chao; Yan, Chao-Gan; Liu, Lu; Liu, Ben; Deng, Lin-Yuan; Liu, Qin-Xue; Fang, Xiao-Yi

Behavioral & brain functions : BBF. 2015 Nov 18; 11(1):37

Yang, Zhen; Jutagir, Devika R; Koyama, Maki S; Craddock, R Cameron; Yan, Chao-Gan; Shehzad, Zarrar; Castellanos, F Xavier; Di Martino, Adriana; Milham, Michael P

Developmental cognitive neuroscience. 2015 Oct; 15:67-82

Somandepalli, Krishna; Kelly, Clare; Reiss, Philip T; Zuo, Xi-Nian; Cameron Craddock, R; Yan, Chao-Gan; Petkova, Eva; Xavier Castellanos, F; Milham, Michael P; Di Martino, Adriana

Developmental cognitive neuroscience. 2015 Oct; 15:83-93